Liquidated, Locked-out Laughter
This program by Radio Free Kansas aired on the internet through the BlogTalkRadio network, and has been placed by the producer, in the public domain. Complete archive of more than 800 Radio Free Kansas programs to date is at: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/fightincockflyer
This program originally aired Saturday, 05 Jan. 2013 and is approximately 120 min. in length.
COARSE LANGUAGE WARNING: this episode contains language that may offend some members of the public. Listeners are advised to use their own discretion.
Mike Hummell, Lawrence, Ks., a former worker with the now closed Hostess baking company will be my guest to discuss how the company was pillaged by hedge fund managers and others over the years resulting in the sudden loss of over 18,500 American jobs after a short four day strike initiated by the Bakerâs Union. He has been interviewed in Truthout, appeared on CNN Money and recently written about the experience.
A recent article by Eric Blair, "Hostess Workers Take On Private Equity Pirates" published in Labor Notes might be instructive for all. See: http://labornotes.org/2012/12/hostess-workers-take-private-equity-pirates
During the second hour we welcomed comedian, activist and writer Lee Camp before his first sold-out appearance in Kansas City at the Kick Comedy Theater, 4010 Pennsylvania St., Friday, 11 Jan. 7pm.
More details? To see his "Moments of Clarity" videos, podcasts and comedy CDs go to LeeCamp.net.